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Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
america. >>> the u.s. has offered to help in locating around 300 young girls abducted in nigeria. it's been more than two weeks since the school girls were kidnapped. frustrated parents have been calling on the government to get help from other countries. dodgeses much people held a rally. they say the government knows where the girls are being hidden but it's not taking any action to gain their freedom. >> we don't know what it is. the government is not doing anything else. everyone is speaking up about this except the government. why 234 lives is not that important to them to do something about that? we are tired of silence. >> the state department still advising on investigative techniques. secretary of state john kerry called it an uncon shownable crime. >> we spoke earlier to jon campbell. he says the boka haram fighter group has been silent putting into question whether they are responsible for the abductor. the government's response has been badly coordinated, there have been demonstrations essentially designed to pressure the government to step up efforts and do something wha
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 2:00pm EDT
month. nearly 300 students are still missing after being taken from their school in northern nigeria more than two weeks ago. kerry made the announcement in ethiopia during his tour of africa. >> let me be clear: the kidnapping of hundreds of children by boka har a.m. is unconscionable and we will do everything to support the niger yam government to return these young women to of their homes. >> seven people have been killed in a bombing in mogadishu. police say there is a targeting of former local government official killed in the explosion. >>> final rallies are beg held ahead of next week's election. facing the toughest challenge yet, likely to return to power, tania page explains >> reporter: the blue of the democratic alliance filled the hall like a rising tide. although it's more popular than ever, it's small compared to the governing national congress. it's south africa's biggest opposition party. >> if our government was doing its work properly, south africa would be attracting much more investors and the economy would be growing much faster to create the jobs we need to tac
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 4:00am EDT
prevention board has met. the most recent meeting was looking at nigeria and burundi. but there have been regular meetings and we have been working hand-in-hand to make -- >> met on c.a.r.? >> i have not seen the agenda for all of the meetings. but i believe, i can get back to you. >> we certainly have not heard or anycomes recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they have played because it was set up with great fanfare and it certainly has a great deal of promise. is that promise being met? >> mr. chairman, my colleague advised us that has been at least one apb meeting on central african republic. >> do you know what the recommendations were? >> i do not but i will get back to. >> it would seem that people like yourself should at least know what this group is recommending. thank you. recess. in i have a number of other questions, but the book concludes that. oteef recess -- but the v precludes that. thank you so very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] >> i want to apologize to all of our witne
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 3:00am EDT
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 1:00am EDT
instances. remember, south africa is now the second largest economy in africa, number two to nigeria. when you look at the other growth rates, they are set to grow by 5.5%. south africa, by 2.7%. we're seeing inequality. remember, we right now have the longest ever running platinum strike seen in this country. 70,000 workers on strike. it basically shows that we're really concerned about not only the inequality on the front but also that 31% of the population is below the poverty line and the finance minister saying we have to address these issues going forward. > thank you very much. >> voted the best restaurant in the world top 50 they retain the an italian ot restaurant came in at number three. for more on what it takes to be a winner the world of fine dining, we're joined by one of the judges on the list. richard, thank you for joining us. is it a worthy winner? >> it is a fantastic restaurant. thought the number three was going to win this year. for it to come back at the top spot is a surprise. the food is amazing. it is so invent pifment >> what does it take to win? you can't be tr
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm EDT
come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> more than two dozen syrian children have allegedly been killed in an airstrike on a school in aleppo. syria's largest city in a flash point of violence in the war of control. james bays has the story. >> every day for three years there have been bombs and bloodshed across the area. ththe rescuers are still searchg the debris, but the majority of those who died here are school children. they were drawing images of the violence they themselves experienced, brutality no youngster should ever have to endure. they've drawn images of the future they want for their nation. a future that they will now not live to see. in the u.n. and new york, expressions of shock but deadlock around the security council table will again mean no action. >> it's absolutely horrific what is happening day by day. men, women, and children are targeted and it's a flagrant violation of the tenants of war. the security council in similar situations we have come together around humanitarian issues, and have passed robust security council resolutions. the political differences am
PBS
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am PDT
homophobe nigeria recent and toughened its doors on sexual preference. so c'mon run of clean cut top and the ticking time. today just in time. a number of his friends later arrested. the roadster has a student doesn't have a job so he has no money. he has to resort to begging to get by it's always hit it good for sixty. some sixteen. i'm sitting with knots in. you watch it with the tide meets want to cop says to me before that happening. on my pharmacy. he wants me to join in control so that i cud get to make them make any big. in the style. what i signal. i don't need dots to us just see me. i don't have to talk to. this is not the kind of like manuel expected when you're drunk tank. he says it's been seventeen in person many african based on the skins come to south africa to escape discrimination. he'll sometimes the rainbow nation fails to live up to its reputation as the saying came from. by taking the frost economic growth since the end of the past several decades has made this country the world's second largest economy economic disparities still exist of course across the count
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